Pharmaceutical Excipients Index A to Z

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Also known as: Hypromellose derivatives, K 8515, Methocel e, Methoxyhydroxypropylcellulos, Emethyl hydroxypropyl cellulose, Methyl hydroxypropyl cellulose

Hypromellose, also commonly known as hydroxypropyl methycellulose (HPMC) is a coating agent and film-former used as an inactive ingredient in the pharmaceutical industry. It has also been used as a rate-controlling...

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Also known as: Hydroxypropyl methylcellulose phthalate, Hpmcp

Hypromellose phthalate (hydroxypropyl methylcellulose phthalate, or HPMCP) is a phthalic acid ester of hydroxypropyl methylcellulose. In the pharmaceutical industry, hypromellose phthalate is used as a...

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Also known as: Hpmc as, Affinisolt, Hpmcas, Hydroxypropyl methylcellulose acetate succinate

Hydroxypropyl methylcellulose acetate succinate is an enteric coating material developed for both regular enteric coating and sustained release formulations. Recently, HPMC-AS was also used in new technologies...

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Also known as: Klucel, Hydroxypropyl cellulose ether, Hpc

Hydroxypropyl Cellulose is a partially substituted poly(hydroxypropyl) ether of cellulose. It contains not less than 53.4 percent and not more than 80.5 percent of\nhydroxypropoxy groups, calculated on...

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Also known as: M spheres, Sugar spheres, Sucrose

Sucrose (C12H22O11) is sugar, often referred to as table sugar or saccharose. Commercial sugar is usually produced from either beet or cane sugar. Sucrose has been used since antiquity for its sweetness....

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Also known as: Kolliwax hco

Hydrogenated Castor Oil (HCO) is a wax like compound obtained by the controlled hydrogenation of pure castor oil.

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Also known as: Novata b, Novata bc, Novata bcf, Novata bd

Suppository base excipients are used in the manufacture of suppositories (for rectal administration) and pessaries (for vaginal administration). They can be hydrophobic or hydrophilic. Suppositories should...

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Also known as: Nat hazelnut t oil

NAT HAZELNUT T OIL, or toasted hazelnut oil, is obtained by cold pressing the fruits of a variety of the hazelnut tree (Corylus Avellana L.), particularly well adapted to the South Western of France where...

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Also known as: Empty hard capsule

Hard gelatin capsules have shells consisting of two prefabricated, cylindrical sections, each of which has one rounded, closed end and one open end. Hard gelatin capsules contain the medicament(s) in the...

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Also known as: Sepineo derm

The metabolism and excretion of HEA has been examined in male Fischer 344 rats using oral, intraperitoneal, and dermal and inhalation routes of exposure. Results indicated rapid metabolism via hydrolysis...

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